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Buff-rumped Woodpecker

Thai: นกหัวขวานลายตะโพกเหลือง, nok hua khwaan lai taphok leuang

Binomial name: Meiglyptes grammithorax, Thomas Horsfield, 1821

The buff-rumped woodpecker (Meiglyptes grammithorax) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in southern [Malaya, and [Borneo.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It was formerly considered conspecific with the white-rumped woodpecker (Meiglyptes tristis).

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Scientific classification

Meiglyptes grammithorax

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานลายตะโพกเหลือง, nok hua khwaan lai taphok leuang

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Buff-rumped Woodpecker, Meiglyptes grammithorax in Thailand

Range map of Meiglyptes grammithorax in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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